Monogenic Diabetes (Mature Onset Diabetes of Youth or MODY) | Lehigh Valley Health Network - Mature onset diabetes of the young
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Maturity Onset Diabetes of the Young (MODY) is an inherited form of diabetes mellitus. Up to 5% of all diabetes cases may be due to MODY. An obese person with a MODY gene mutation may develop symptoms of diabetes sooner than someone of normal weight. Maturity-onset diabetes of the young (MODY) is a group of monogenic disorders characterized by autosomal dominantly inherited non-insulin dependent form of.